Study: You can drink as much coffee a day at most

The results of a large-scale study show how much coffee you can drink per day before consumption has a negative effect on our heart

Study: You can drink as much coffee a day at most

Hand on heart: How many cups of coffee do you drink per day? After getting up for breakfast, in the office the second cup at the desk, after lunch a small espresso and so on. There comes a lot together per day. Researchers at the University of Australia have surveyed and monitored nearly 350,000 coffee drinkers for a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Coffee is healthy

The good news beforehand: The results of some studies have shown that coffee can have a positive effect on the body. So you can drink coffee with a clear conscience. For example, it can reduce the risk of a heart attack. However, coffee is only good for the body to a certain extent. Because then the caffeine can have a negative effect on the heart.

You can drink that much coffee

The experts recommend not to exceed the amount of five cups per day. Indeed, research has shown that study participants who drank more than five cups of coffee a day were up to 22 percent more likely to experience heart health problems.